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Studies of St Simeon holding the Christ Child, half-length
Red chalk, with some pen and brown ink
Verso: Studies for a female saint
Red chalk, with some pen and brown ink, and a sheet overlaid
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Height: 278 millimetres
Width: 206 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- The drawing on the verso of a female saint holding a palm may be related to the painting offered for sale at Christie's, London, 14 April 2011, lot 77. For comment on the Nunc Dimittis drawings, see 1980,1213.4.
See Exhibition Catalogue: 'Italian 16th and 17th Century Drawings', Tokyo/Nagoya, 1996, No 93.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1996 Feb-Apr, Tokyo, Nat Mus Western Art, Italian Drawings/BM, no.93
1996 Apr-May, Nagoya, Aichi Pref Mus of Art, Italian Drawings/BM, no.93
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- Acquisition notes
- This item has an uncertain or incomplete provenance for the years 1933-45. The British Museum welcomes information and assistance in the investigation and clarification of the provenance of all works during that era.
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